Midfielder for Lazio’s youth team Daniel Guerini has died in a car accident in Rome.
Lazio announced the news on their official Twitter page on Wednesday.
“We are shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death of Lazio youngster Daniel Guerini, a member of the Fiorentina youth academy in 2018/19 and 2019/20.
The thoughts of President Commisso and everyone at the club are with the Guerini family at this extremely difficult time”.
Reports say the 19-year-old Italian footballer was involved in the accident with two friends, both of whom are in a critical condition in hospital.
The vehicle was said to have collided with a Mercedes around 8pm Wednesday evening.
Guerini had studied at Lazio’s academy. In 2016, he transferred to Torino, after which he played for Fiorentina’s junior teams. Last year, he was leased by Spal, and in January of this year he returned to Lazio and signed a three-year contract.